Raymond Giuliano Wise died peacefully at home with family by his side in Muskogee, Oklahoma on January 9, 2017 at the age of 77.
Raymond is survived by his wife, Patricia Wise; children, Michelle and husband Kurtis Rowan of Muskogee; Mikel Wise of Tulsa; a sister, Huguette Luchesi of Antibes, France; brother, Andre Giuliano of Antibes, France; grandchildren, Jillian and husband Patrick Dawes of Dallas, Texas; Makenzi Sandersfield of Muskogee; Jacob Wise of Norman; Levi Sandersfield of Muskogee; Konner & Caleb Rowan of Muskogee; and great-granddaughter, Aria Sandersfield of Muskogee. He is preceded in death by his parents, Pierre and Albine Giuliano of Antibes, France, Larry and Marie Wise of Muskogee, and parents-in-law, Haskell and Virgie Hughes of Muskogee.
Raymond was born on April 08, 1939 in Antibes France. He graduated from Northeastern State University with a Master's degree in Education in 1975. He married Patricia Hughes on July 7, 1962 and moved to San Bernardino, California to begin his career as a French teacher and coach. In 1971 he moved back to Muskogee where he taught at Muskogee High School and then Ft. Gibson Schools, where he retired.
Raymond was accomplished at woodworking and often could be found in his workshop, whistling. Raymond was a member of the First Assembly of God church in Muskogee, OK.
The family will receive friends from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Cornerstone Funeral Home.
A funeral service is scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Friday, January 13, 2017 at First Assembly of God in Muskogee. Dr. Steve Rose and Joel Downing will officiate the ceremony. Burial will be at Greenhill Cemetery.
Funeral services are under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home, 1830 North York Street, Muskogee. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.cornerstoneofmuskogee.
Published on January 10, 2017